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Media Advisory: UGA scientists make major discovery

Athens, Ga. – Two scientists from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will announce a discovery that has major implications for developing new therapies and cures for regenerative diseases, especially diabetes, improving organ and tissue transplant success rates and improving livestock disease resistance and production. Information about this discovery will be shared at a news conference May 4.

Who: University of Georgia scientists
What: News conference announcing major discovery
When: May 4, 2010
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: UGA Animal Science Arena
2600 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, Ga. 30605

Photo/video spots will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. To reserve a location, contact Faith Peppers at 770/640-4840 or

Reporters who have been outside the U.S. in the last six months should call one of these media contacts for special instructions: Faith Peppers at 770/640-4840 ( or Brad Haire at 229/386-3800 (